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Castell Henllys

Castell Henllys Signposted from A487 between Newport & Cardigan, Crymych SA41 3UT, Wales
+44 1239 891319
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A wonderful recreation of an ancient settlement.

An excellent day out for all the family, experience village life, barefoot walking, paddling in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tina L
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Llandysul, United Kingdom
Excellent Visit

This really is a must do the visit was totally fascinating and our guide Bryn bought the village... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dave T
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Reconstructed Iron-Age structures and sites. Many prehistoric promontory forts in the National Park dating to around 600BC.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Castell Henllys Signposted from A487 between Newport & Cardigan, Crymych SA41 3UT, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent day out for all the family, experience village life, barefoot walking, paddling in the stream and walk through lovely grounds. Very knowledgable staff. Totally recommend a visit.

Thank Tina L
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded today

Glad you enjoyed your visit - please keep checking our website for events and activities all the year round. Hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This really is a must do the visit was totally fascinating and our guide Bryn bought the village to life. His love of history was very clear and he managed to show complete enthusiasm for the subject which was infectious. The café offered excellent food...More

Thank Dave T
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded today

I am glad you enjoyed your visit - please keep checking our website for events and activities all the year round............. Hopefully see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable day out. Staff are really friendly, the site is fascinating and the workshop was brilliant. Looking forward to coming back for Samhain.

Thank Karen S
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am glad you enjoyed your visit - please keep checking our website for events and activities. See you again soon.

Reviewed 10 September 2017

This place brings to life how the people lived at the time and is fun and interesting for all the family. Made use of the mobility scooter which was a boon. Lots of information presented in a 'hands on' and authentic manner. Had a coffee...More

Thank dulux22
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your day with us and found our scooter of help, keep checking our website for events and activities there is something happening all the year round.

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Really brings history to life with interesting talk from very knowledgable people and very good cafe and gift shop

Thank Dawn C
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit - please keep checking our website we hold events and activities all the year round. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We went on a rainy day. Wellies and jackets definitely required. Manageable with a buggy but not ideal if any mobility issues. Dog friendly. Display area just through reception with cloaks for the 'warriors'. Lovely walk through a lightly wooded area with a stream. Small...More

Thank poohwho
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit and came prepared ! If visitors have a mobility issue we can offer 'lifts' to site and we have an all terrain mobility scooter............ Keep checking our website for events and activities all the year round, hopefully see you again...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

We spent all day here and still had to drag our 7 year old away. I think having gone on a day with activities (Roman day) helped make our visit longer. There were great activities and demonstrations and a great shop and cafe were we...More

Thank Nick B
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

I am glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Please keep checking our website for events and activities, there is something for everyone all the year round.

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

A 1st visit with our 4 year old grandson and we were not disappointed at all. A step back in time and history which all 3 of us found of great interest. The trail to the village was easy to follow and the stones with...More

Thank Richard H
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

I am glad you enjoyed our visit - please keep checking our website we have events and activities all the year round.

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Really lovely place to visit and learn about the country's history. We only spent around an hour here which was a bit of a shame considering we'd travelled so far but if you stayed around for particular activities or events, I'm sure you would spend...More

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 14 August 2017

What a great place to spend a few hours. Almost hidden away but worth seeking out. The reconstructed houses are authentically build using original methods and materials. The guides too are ‘authentic’ in traditional dress telling great stories. Very interactive and great fun (and education)...More

Thank Badg3r
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Coralie R
18 August 2016|
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Response from Samibear65 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Coralie, yes dogs are allowed. It's a great place to visit with all the family. Hope you get to go and enjoy the site. 😀
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